'Get them bloody conclusions polished, you orrible little oiks!'
'Call that a paraphrase, lad? That's fuckin plagiarism, is that, an I'll 'ave your bollocks for it!'
That sort of thing.
Today we listened to part of a lecture, after I had drawn attention to the devices lecturers use to guide the listeners' attention: firstly, secondly, finally, crucially, in conclusion, and so on. Signposts, we call them. I drew one on the board.
'Anyone know what we call this in English?'
Usual Chinese reaction - silence. Then with tremulous timidity, one girl offers: